Kids

Artgarten

WHEN
Jun 29 – Aug 7, 2020
9 AM – 3 PM

WHERE
Education Pavilions
COST

$395/week or $375/week for 2 or more weeks

AGES
4 – 5

Registration begins on January 1, 2020

Artgarten is a special program designed with our youngest artists in mind! Occurring at the same time and place as Camp Omi, Artgarten allows 4 and 5 year olds to explore, create, play, and grow in a developmentally appropriate environment alongside experienced and energetic caregivers. Children must be 4 years old at the time of the program.

2020 Camp Dates
Week 1: June 29 - July 2 (no camp July 3, Independence Day observed)
Week 2: July 6 - 10
Week 3: July 13 - 17
Week 4: July 20 - 24
Week 5: July 27 - 31
Week 6: August 3 - 7

To sign up for the Art Omi: Education newsletter, click here.

DAILY ARTGARTEN SCHEDULE
9:00-9:30 - Arrival + Morning Meeting
9:30-10:15 - Art Project
10:15-10:35 - Snack
10:35-11:20 - Nature + Discovery
11:20-12:00 - Lunch + Play
12:00-12:35 - Story + Rest
12:35-1:20 - Art Project
1:20-2:20 - Swimming
2:20-2:45 - Snack + Play
2:45-3:00 - Afternoon Meeting

SWIMMING
Swimming occurs everyday (weather permitting) on site in an in-ground pool, enclosed in the backyard of Ledig House. There are no formal swim lessons, just open time where children can play in and out of the water as they wish. Two certified, experienced lifeguards are present at all times. Children are limited to the steps and shallow end of the pool (3ft.) marked by a floating rope. Artgarten staff join children in the water. Feel free to provide your child with any personal floating accessory (e.g. ‘swimmies’, vest) that they feel comfortable with. If your child is a NON-SWIMMER, he/she will join us at the pool where there will be other activities, including a ‘kiddie pool’ or sprinkler monitored by a counselor. Swimming and Aquatics procedures meet the New York State Department of Health Children’s Camp requirements and standards.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations made prior to June 15th are eligible for a full refund. After June 15th, a $100 cancellation fee per each child registered will apply.

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Every Saturday
10 AM – 12 PM

Saturday Children's Workshops

Every Saturday
10 AM – 12 PM
Benenson Center

Ages 5-12

Join us on Saturday mornings for this popular workshop for young artists ages 5 - 12! Based on a weekly theme and inspired by artworks in the Sculpture & Architecture Park and Newmark Gallery, each workshop includes an outdoor adventure and a hands-on artmaking activity. Led by teaching artists, children are divided into two groups by age and participate in developmentally appropriate projects that encourage curiosity, experimentation, and creative thinking through a variety of materials and experiences.

Oct 2, 2019 – May 6, 2020
9:30 – 11 AM

Artful Playgroup

Oct 2, 2019 – May 6, 2020
9:30 – 11 AM
Benenson Center

FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
Ages 2-4
Playgroup meets on October 2, November 6, December 18 (no Playgroup on December 4), January 8, February 5, March 4, April 1, and May 6.

Nov 7, 2019 – Jan 16, 2020
5 – 7:30 PM

Open Figure Drawing for Adults

Nov 7, 2019 – Jan 16, 2020
5 – 7:30 PM
Newmark Gallery

GROUP DOES NOT MEET OCTOBER 31, NOVEMBER 28 & DECEMBER 26, 2019 AND JANUARY 2, 2020

Gather in the Newmark Gallery on Thursday evenings to sketch, draw, and render from a live male or female nude model. Open to artists of all skill levels ages 16+, each two-hour sessions is self-guided and intended to provide time and space for members of our local community to share in the exploration of this traditional art practice.

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